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Old 12-15-2007, 07:39 AM
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I can buy one with 80k and a couple valves messed up for 150 bucks.. should i do it?
 
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Old 12-15-2007, 10:47 AM
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sounds like a great deal to me... do you have a car to put it in?
 
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Old 12-15-2007, 12:23 PM
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no
 
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Old 12-15-2007, 01:46 PM
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yes for sure.
 
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Old 12-15-2007, 09:18 PM
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no
why no?

i have a p.o.s civic eg.. but it could lead to big plans.. but i've heard stuff about the k20a3 blocks.. should i or not? it has 80k on it..
 
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Old 12-15-2007, 10:21 PM
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Because if it is only 150 then it probably has more than just a few bent valves. Also make sure you know what it takes to get that k20 into your car. You are going to have to buy a lot more than just the engine plus it is just plain a lot of work so if you do it then you are going to have to know what you are doing or have a lot of money to pay someone else to do it.
 
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Old 12-16-2007, 12:53 AM
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I say go for it. It's cheap and the bigger the pain it is to work with, the more you'll learn
 
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Old 12-16-2007, 12:02 PM
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No because you can get a complete K24 w/o burnt valves for around $500 and the A3 bottom end is just not the ideal starting point. It is like starting with a D15A2 when you could get a D16Z6 for just a little bit more.
 
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Old 12-18-2007, 11:09 AM
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it sounds like a good deal to me, especially if its for a project car. a good bit of time and work, and you'll be proud of it
but......marty>>
where are you getting this for $500?
 
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i dont think its worth it , like mobsta said it takes a lot of work and money to get a k series into a civic.
 

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